Just Say No to Faux: My Family Room Reveal

The time has come for me to finally share the before and after photos of my family room.  Of all the rooms in our house, our family room took the greatest amount of patience.  Here’s why… Are you confused?  I, … Continue reading

My Favorite Things (Part 2)

Whew!  What a couple of weeks.  Strep throat, out of town visitors and surgery, oh my!  The good news is that everyone seems to be back on track.  So, after my last entry it’s time to discuss My Favorite Things … Continue reading

My Favorite Things (Part 1)

On multiple occasions I have been asked what are my favorite products to use while fixing up furniture.  The first product which comes to mind is Rub-N-Buff.  Why?  Because it can help you make the most of what you have … Continue reading

I am a Bench Hoarder

No, really.  I can’t resist buying up little benches.  I just love transforming them and always enjoy picturing them in their new home.  Unfortunately, that home always seems to be my home.  Let’s look at the evidence, shall we? Exhibit … Continue reading

Big Sister’s Room: Before & After

Today is my oldest daughter’s 6th birthday.  I’ve never seen anyone so excited to be able to show how old they are by using TWO hands.  This is big stuff, people!  Don’t you love how such simple things can make … Continue reading

A Refinished Library Table (and a little secret)

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  I’m lazy.  No, really.  I know I am constantly doing one project after another, and yes, I love each one.  But, I honestly think part of the reason I do … Continue reading

DIY: No-Sew Window Seat Cushions

Remember when I asked you to all have patience (in my best Dazed and Confused Matthew McConaughey voice)?  I’m happy to report one of those projects is officially complete.  What started out as this: Ended up as this: Who knew … Continue reading

Refinished Oak Farmhouse Table: Before & After

Hello, my friends!  I am happy to report a “cool” front hit Texas, which means instead of being 105 degrees, it is now in the low 90’s.  Believe it or not, that is a HUGE difference.  That also means we … Continue reading